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The Hut Group to buy Cult Beauty, will retain its "clear identity"

The Hut Group to buy Cult Beauty, will retain its "clear identity"

Fast-expanding British e-commerce giant The Hut Group said Wednesday that it’s to buy UK-based beauty e-tailer Cult Beauty for £275 million ($382.91 million).
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Indian beauty startup Nykaa to raise $500m through IPO - source

Indian beauty startup Nykaa to raise $500m through IPO - source

Indian e-commerce beauty company Nykaa plans to raise $500 million through its initial public offering (IPO), a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
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Sally Beauty sales rise 45% in third quarter

Sally Beauty sales rise 45% in third quarter

The Denton, Texas-based professional hair and beauty supply company reported total Q3 sales of $1.02 billion on Thursday, an increase of 45.0% compared to $705.3 million in the prior-year period.
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Harrods opens revamped hair and beauty salon

Harrods opens revamped hair and beauty salon

​Harrods opened its new Hair & Beauty Salon on Monday after a makeover for the location. The 16,985 sq ft space has new “game-changing” features and “must-have” products from “the world’s most innovative beauty brands”.
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Selfridges is up for sale, offers over £4bn sought

Selfridges is up for sale, offers over £4bn sought

Selfridges is for sale with a formal auction process about to start. It hasn’t been announced by its owners, the Westons, but a news report said Credit Suisse will be canvassing prospective buyers “imminently”.
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Macy’s names Maly Bernstein CEO of Bluemercury

Macy’s names Maly Bernstein CEO of Bluemercury

Macy’s Inc named on Wednesday Maly Bernstein as chief executive officer of its beauty and spa chain, Bluemercury.
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Surging commodity costs put Unilever margins in spotlight

Surging commodity costs put Unilever margins in spotlight

Unilever's first-half results should give a sign of how it is coping with rising commodity and transport costs - whether it has managed to lift prices without hitting sales volumes, or whether margins are being squeezed.
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J.C. Penney launches new shop-in-shop beauty experience

J.C. Penney launches new shop-in-shop beauty experience

J.C. Penney unveiled on Tuesday J.C. Penney Beauty with a new, inclusive in-store and online experience set to launch this October.
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The Honest Company introduces sustainable beauty packaging

The Honest Company introduces sustainable beauty packaging

Consumer goods company The Honest Company announced on Monday a beauty relaunch, which includes a new sustainable packaging initiative and skincare line. 
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Flannels unveils "groundbreaking" flagship, adds beauty for first time

Flannels unveils "groundbreaking" flagship, adds beauty for first time

​Frasers Group has unveiled its latest big development. The new Flannels in Sheffield opened its doors with women's and men's ready to wear and accessories, plus kidswear, activewear and — for the first time — beauty.
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Sephora names Coty alum Sylvie Moreau as president in Europe and Middle East

Sephora names Coty alum Sylvie Moreau as president in Europe and Middle East

The LVMH-owned beauty retailer has appointed Sylvie Moreau, former president of Coty's professional beauty division, to the role of president for Europe and the Middle East.
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Skincare Sanctuary acquires Gatineau brand from Revlon

Skincare Sanctuary acquires Gatineau brand from Revlon

​UK beauty clinic specialist The Skincare Sanctuary has bought anti-ageing professional skincare brand Gatineau for an undisclosed sum. The London-based clinic group has purchased the brand from Revlon Consumer Products.
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Revolution Beauty IPO sees it valued at almost £500m

Revolution Beauty IPO sees it valued at almost £500m

Revolution Beauty has released more news of its share placing and its proposed admission to trading on AIM. That’s the stock market index that also hosts hot shares such as ASOS and Boohoo.
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Kim Kardashian West announces “elevated” rebrand for KKW Beauty

Kim Kardashian West announces “elevated” rebrand for KKW Beauty

The American reality star has taken to social media to announce that the beauty brand she founded in 2017 will be going offline in August in order to undergo a comprehensive rebrand.
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L’Occitane International says time for drastic changes in way companies are organised

L’Occitane International says time for drastic changes in way companies are organised

Due to the pandemic, L’Occitane has had to restructure. But thanks to e-tail and China, the multinational beauty group has proven resilient, and hopes this dark period will foster more responsible business practices.
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US beauty sector recovery to be led by digital

US beauty sector recovery to be led by digital

Kline’s latest report discusses the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the U.S. beauty industry in 2020 and highlights further digital innovation and integration as the sector’s route to recovery in 2021 and beyond.
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